Chronicle of a Labor Victory
Against The Current vol. 149

Coodin, Freda
http://www.solidarity-us.orgnode/3098

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/11/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13720

Most union members see nothing but hugging and kissing between their leaders and their bosses on a daily basis. It takes a different kind of union to break with this culture, which has become second-nature to U.S. unions and is arguably the main reason for their current weakness. Leonard Riley’s longshore workers union in Charleston, South Carolina is a different kind of union, however, and On the Global Waterfront by Suzan Erem and Paul Durrenberger tells their gripping story.